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Human Services to Provide Special Funding to “child only” Cases

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is providing extra support to thousands of families who receive monthly cash assistance through the state’s Families First program. Households qualifying as a “child-only” case in October will receive a one-time payment of…

Tennessee Student-Based Funding Town Hall Tuesday, November 30th for Upper Cumberland Region including Cannon County

On Tuesday, November 30, at 5:30 p.m. CT, the Tennessee Department of Education and Jackson County Schools will host the final of eight regional town halls at Jackson County Middle School in Gainesboro to hear public feedback regarding a student-based funding strategy for public education.  These public town halls will spark localized conversations about student-based funding for public education in Tennessee and how…

Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Giving Tuesday on November 30th

Giving Tuesday is a global initiative that encourages a day of generosity and giving, on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. #RCCGivingTuesday will be on Tuesday, November 30th, and focuses on over 30 Rutherford and Cannon County non-profit organizations with a 24-hour…

State Christmas Events Begin Monday, November 29th

Governor Bill Lee and First Lady Maria Lee announced the state’s holiday events, including Christmas at the Capitol and “A Storybook Christmas” tour of the Tennessee Residence. “This Christmas is especially meaningful as we reflect on 225 years of Tennessee…

Woodbury Christmas Parade – Saturday, December 4th

This coming Saturday, December 4th is the day for the Woodbury Christmas Parade. The parade is a community project of the Woodbury Lions Club. Area residents are invited to start the day by having Breakfast With Santa. Lions Club members…

Red Cross Offers 10 Thanksgiving Cooking Safety Tips

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s a time to prepare the holiday feast and brush up on home fire safety. Plus, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect communities, planning your celebrations may be a little different this year. “Home fires are…

THP Will Increase Patrols During Thanksgiving Holiday

Today, Commissioner Jeff Long of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDSOHS) and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Matt Perry joined multiple law enforcement partners to announce the “Tennessee Safe Travel Challenge” traffic safety initiative.    The Tennessee…